SOS Clients Enjoy a Little Holiday Magic

St. David’s Episcopal Church in Southfield hosts annual celebration featuring seasonal fun for all ages   South Oakland Shelter recently teamed up with several community groups to make a little holiday magic for local families and individuals in need. About 75 clients and guests gathered at St. David’s Episcopal Church in Southfield Dec. 8 for a [...]

By |2018-12-27T10:34:47-05:00December 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Third Annual Rent Party Raises the Roof (and Funds) To Fight Housing Crisis in Metro Detroit

Kresge Mansion bash draws hundreds of SOS supporters, but more help is needed. South Oakland Shelter’s Third Annual Rent Party blended the past with the present – in hopes of forging a brighter future for people facing homelessness in metro Detroit. Hundreds of party-goers filled Detroit’s beautifully restored Kresge Mansion on June 2 for [...]

By |2018-06-21T16:29:41-04:00June 13th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Meet Max Glick, the New Director of HandUp

His Goal? To Grow the Platform and Reach More People in Need Cooking for friends and family is his love -- but helping others is his passion. Meet Max Glick, South Oakland Shelter’s new Director of the fund-raising site HandUp. An alumnus of Western Michigan University and the University of Michigan, the 28-year-old started [...]

By |2018-08-20T16:59:15-04:00May 21st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Companies Come Together to Give SOS Clients a Lift

Shelter receives 10 new bikes from Applied Imaging and Dunham’s and a new bike shed from Rebuilding Together What would a new bike mean to you? For clients at South Oakland Shelter, it means hope. Thanks to the generosity of Dunham’s and Applied Imaging, the shelter now has 10 brand-new bikes – and a [...]

By |2018-05-03T21:18:49-04:00May 3rd, 2018|News|0 Comments

Sowing the Seeds of Community Service

Young volunteers spruce up SOS headquarters during Global Youth Service Day The South Oakland Shelter’s Lathrup Village office got a springtime makeover Saturday – thanks to a small but mighty group of young metro Detroiters. About a half dozen teens and young adults turned out for the AmeriCorps Global Youth Service Day cleanup effort [...]

By |2018-04-27T05:17:58-04:00April 27th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Ford Fellows to Help SOS Fight Homelessness

Homelessness is a human crisis with no easy fixes. But through an innovative Ford Motor Company Fund program, SOS will garner some fresh ideas to help fuel its mission into the future. As part of the automaker’s Thirty Under 30 corporate leadership program, an elite group of Ford fellows will spend a year working [...]

By |2018-04-10T15:01:58-04:00April 10th, 2018|News|0 Comments